Comet C/2009R1 McNaught Gary Image taken: Jun. 9, 2010 Location: Fort Davis, TX Details: Comet C/2009R1 (McNaught) near Messier M34, open cluster in Perseus on the morning of 2010/06/09. Canon T1i, Meade 1000mm,f6.3 2min. exp, iso 3200. Naked eye comet/cluster under dark skies in West TX. Chart from The SkyXPro. ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.